they also bring in students from other areas to sample the sport. Unfortunately there didn't appear to be a local yacht club and they couldn't advance in the sport.
we did not see many tourists on the island and most of the beaches appeared deserted.
Late in the afternoon we drove to the airport to pick up our passports. Chloe had cleared us out through immigration in Noumea and put them on the plane for us. This cost about $70.00 each and is a godsend, as all outward clearances have to be done in the capital. Once cleared we are supposed to leave NC waters within 24 hours.